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Via Ferrata Senior Instructor - Absolute Adventure - UAE

Via Ferrata Senior Instructor

Absolute Adventure

Ras Al Khaimah, UAE


Award winning adventure company Absolute Adventure has recently been awarded the contract to manage the Bear Grylls Explorers Camp and Jebel Jais Via Ferrata, owned by Ras Al Khaimah Hospitality, UAE. We are urgently seeking a suitably qualified and experienced senior instructor to lead a small team of instructors on this exciting new via ferrata route on UAE’s highest mountain (1,934m).

The role entails checking online bookings, scheduling staff, preparing reports, completing logbooks, inspecting gear and leading the via ferrata tours offered from the Bear Grylls Explorers Camp. The senior instructor will report to the Camp Manager.

The standard via ferrata route takes approximately 4 hours to complete and includes 3 zip lines. There are 2 additional, more technical routes.

Successful candidates will be given a 5-day IRATA training course, other certified courses plus local induction training from our senior management team.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, professional and highly motivated individual to join our dynamic team. You will need to have a strong work ethic, be culturally adaptable with a passion to deliver high quality outdoor adventure programmes.

This is an urgent requirement; the successful candidate should start by end of October. The contract will initially run until the end of May 2021. The contract may be extended by mutual agreement.


AED 6500 per month (tax free), single room in fully furnished accommodation with paid utilities, transport to/from the mountain camp, food allowance, return annual flights from home country, uniform, 8 days off per month, employment visa.


A high level of supervisory and administrative skill is required. The ideal candidates would have worked as a senior instructor earlier in their careers.

* Current wilderness first aid certification * Recognized certificates in the following fields:

Mountain Leadership (IML or MIA preferred), Rock Climbing, Abseiling, High Ropes, Rope Access.

* Previous experience working or using a Via Ferrata is highly desired.

* Clean driving license. * 3+ years’ experience in a similar role * High level of fitness. * Passionate about the outdoors * Mature, professional attitude to the industry. * Computer literate * DBS or police clearance certificate


Applicants will not be considered without a CV. References will be taken up prior to job offer. To apply email your cv to

Closing date for applicants 15th August 2020

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